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Porsche Media Driving Academy

Porsche is arguably the most driver-focused car manufacturer in the world.

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A Honda Odyssey up north

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of driving the Honda Oddyssey up north. To be honest, driving it in Metro Manila traffic was pretty abysmal in terms of fuel consumption: even with my carefully honed ultra-efficient driving technique, I was lucky to make 5 km/liter.

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Type R vs STI , CR-V vs CX-5, X3 M-Sport vs Macan

As a motoring journalist, I have the opportunity to drive almost every single car sold on the market before it’s even released for public consumption, sometimes months before it is launched in the Philippines.

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Toyota Rav4: the safe and reliable crossover choice

In today’s automotive scene, the market is slowly becoming more focused. The biggest segment belongs to the A and B cars (think Toyota Vios and Wigo, Honda City and Brio, Nissan Almera, etc.).

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Sounds like sex: Maserati Levante S 430

Over the course of 14 years writing about cars, I have driven a handful of Italian machines. All have been truly memorable: Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati.

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SkyActiv-X: the future of internal combustion engines

At the recently concluded Mazda Pan Pacific Tech Forum, journalists from all over the Asean region were given a briefing of Mazda’s latest development, the SkyActiv-X engine, featuring the company’s SPCCI or spark controlled compression ignition.

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BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer: premium corporate downsizing

Maybe it’s because of age, but I have an honest confession to make as a car guy: I love MPVs. They are easy to get in and out of, thanks to the taller-than-a-sedan ride height, which offers a better view of the road ahead, thanks, yet are easier on the knees compared to an SUV. […]

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Porsche Macan 2018

The Porsche Macan and I have very fond memories. I was first able to sample the car in early 2015 during an exclusive drive around Baden-Wurttemburg in Germany a few months prior to its Asian release.

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Rolls-Royce Cullinan: the peak of luxury SUVs

Rolls-Royce had been coy during the last few years about the development of their first proper off-road vehicle.

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VW Jetta Business Edition Plus (+): better than the best

The C-segment sedan category is very much a dying breed. In fact, this segment struggles to sell in the thousands per month. In contrast, a Toyota Vios sells thrice as many units a month than this entire segment combined over the same period. How’s that for perspective? Some cars have dared to inject life back […]

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Jul 11, 2018

Porsche is arguably the most driver-focused car manufacturer in the world.

Jun 27, 2018

If you would peek inside a multi-tasking woman’s things-to-do list, whether she’s single, married, a stay-home or working mom,


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